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2019 WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Young Women in STEM

2018/2019 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT  Online application available at http://www.waawfoundation.org/scholarships. Complete the online application and submit supporting materials. Applications open September 19, 2018 and are due on or before 12 midnight on 30 November, 2018.*** Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email. WAAW Foundation 2019 Scholarship Application opens September 19, 2018. WAAW is pleased to announce […]

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Team-Illuminat Shared its experience at She Hacks Africa Week 1

GROUP 5: THE ILLUMINANT ARTICLE TITLE: BRIEF REPORT OF THE SHA COHORT 7 ACTIVITIES (WEEK 1) The She Hacks Africa, SHA is a 4-week intensive coding programme organized by the African Women Engineering and Leadership Entrepreneurship (AWELE) Academy. The aim of the programme is to introduce, encourage and train youths most especially girls, into the […]

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Having Fun while Coding at She Hacks Africa Cohort 7, Week 1

  For every member of the team, getting selected among a pool of other applicants into the cohort seven of She Hacks Africa coding bootcamp was fascinating and overwhelming. Little did we know however that the experiences that await us would be way beyond our preparations and expectations. Right from the very first day, we […]

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Team-Alpha shared experience at She Hacks Africa #cohort 7 Week 1

This article is a summary of what group ALPHA which is also the first group in the (s)he hacks Africa cohort 7 which consist of Boluwatife, Grace, Gabriel, Joshua, David and Mary did during the week one. On the first day of our boot-camp, we had our registrations, icebreaker routine of exercises, and then an […]

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What Week 1 looks like for us – Team-Zenith, She Hacks Africa cohort 7

We are team – Zenith and we will like to share our experience at the ongoing She Hacks Africa coding bootcamp, cohort 7 – Week 1. The program kicked off on Monday the 3rd of September, 2018. We were introduced to our amiable facilitators and participants: Tolu, Funke and Sidney. The classes, to our pleasant […]

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OUR EXPERIENCE SO FAR – Team-Trendsetter of She hacks Africa Cohort 7

OUR EXPERIENCE SO FAR Our experience so far has been awesome, we learnt a lot of things about how the internet works, the server which is been made up of routers and switches and the importance to understand the internet as a developer. We learnt HTML, different tags and new tags in HTML 5. We […]

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2018 Summer Code School was a success

Code is a language of communication between humans and machines. With codes, humans can literally tell the computer what to do. In recent time, coding or writing codes has become a fundamental skill, but very few kids have the opportunity to learn programming because it is rarely taught in schools. It’s a subject so important […]

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PRESS RELEASE-SHE HACKS AFRICA BOOTCAMP-CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

She hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp is a 4-Week Software programming, Entrepreneurship and Leadership training program for young women and men between the ages of 18-30 years with a mission is to empower African youths in Software programming with a special focus on young girls in remote villages who will develop the relevant Software Application that […]

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WAAW FOUNDATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AIMS TRAIN STEM TEACHERS IN RWANDA

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation in partnership with The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) trained over 120 STEM teachers to execute the Maths and Sciences for Sub-Saharan Africa (MS4SSA) training programme for S1 teachers in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from March 23rd to 31st in Rwanda. The […]

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Highlights from Gender Summit in Rwanda

From Monday, March 19th – 20th 2018, Female researchers and women in STEM gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the Gender Summit 14 Africa. The theme for this two day summit was “Climate Change through Gender lens”. This is a call for more females to promote gender balance in Africa. Gender Summit Africa exposed participants to […]

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